Our weekday morning column, 5 Things You Need to Know, provides you with information that can help you plan your day and give you some fodder for water cooler conversations.
1. A pre-trial hearing is scheduled at Worcester Superior Court Friday for a laborer who is charged with second-degree murder in the Aug. 20, 2011 death of motorcyclist who was struck and killed while riding home.
2. has named 132 students to its Principal's List for the second term, based on academic achievement. if you missed it.
3. will be held at on Saturday, to benefit the effort to construct a new play area for Milford children. is raising funds to construct the play area, including areas for small and larger children, at Fino Field.
4. with a troop holding a sale Friday at the Milford High School basketball games. Each box is $4, and the proceeds help fund Girl Scout activities for the year.
5. Snow is in the forecast for Friday night into Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. No major accumulations are expected.